The city’s first and only professional tennis team, the Vegas Rollers, are welcoming their inaugural season with special themed nights for select home matches. Set to debut on Saturday, July 20, the themed nights will encourage audience members to participate in each game while having the opportunity to receive free entry and a variety of fun, interactive experiences (Pictured: Harriet Dart).
Themed nights will kick-off during the Vegas Rollers first home match of the season with Kids Day on Saturday, July 20. The first 100 kids under the age of 10 will receive one free tennis racket to inspire the next generation of tennis players and enthusiasts. In dedication to the United States Tennis Association (USTA), USTA Member Appreciation Day will highlight members of the national organization on Sunday, July 21, including World TeamTennis (WTT) co-founder, Billie Jean King. Sunday’s match will also be aired on CBS from 4-6 p.m. ET/1-3 p.m. PT at the Orleans Arena.
On Tuesday, July 23, attendees can show off their Rebel pride with UNLV Night where Rollers’ head coach, Tim Blenkiron, played when he won the 1997 NCAA national championship. Tennis fans and a guest wearing their scarlet and grey gear will receive free entry to the match. Military Night on Thursday, July 25, invites members of the military to enjoy the match for free when they show their military I.D. Fans showing off their favorite Golden Knights gear will also be offered complimentary entry on Sunday, July 28 for Vegas Golden Knights Night.
Theme nights will take place on select home matches from July 20 through July 28. The schedule includes:
- July 20: Kids Day – First 100 kids will receive free tennis rackets during the match.
- July 21: USTA Member Appreciation Day
- July 23: UNLV Night – Free entry is offered to all attendees wearing UNLV gear.
- July 25: Military Night – Military members will receive free entry with their I.D.
- July 28: Vegas Golden Knights Night – Fans wearing their Knights gear will receive free entry.
The complete list of home matches for the Vegas Rollers at the Orleans Arena is as follows. All home matches for the Vegas Rollers will be at The Orleans Arena.
- Saturday, July 20 – 5 p.m. PDT
- Sunday, July 21 – 12 p.m. PDT
- Tuesday, July 23 – 7 p.m. PDT
- Thursday, July 25 – 7 p.m. PDT
- Sunday, July 28 – 7 p.m. PDT
- Monday, July 29 – 7 p.m. PDT
- Tuesday, July 30 – 7 p.m. PDT
World TeamTennis brings stars from the ATP and WTA professional tours together in a fun and exciting environment. This season, Venus Williams, John Isner, Madison Keys and Nick Kyrgios are just a few of the world’s top-ranked players who will play matches nationwide. Before, during and after the championship-level play will be lively music, entertainment, family-friendly activations, giveaways, celebrity appearances and community-based promotions.
For more information on the Vegas Rollers, or to see the entire schedule, visit VegasRollersTennis.com or https://www.wtt.com/
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